• About Hellyer

    Former NorCal resident now residing in Madison,Wisconsin. I race cross, but I'm named after a velodrome. Support your local bike shop, NorCal race promoters, and go learn to race on a track. Hellyer Velodrome - http://www.ridethetrack.com

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    Hellyer Team Pursuit Program Invades LA

    by  • August 8, 2013 • Velodrome

    The end is nigh track fans.  The Hellyer Team Pursuit Program has landed in LA and they will be looking for gold this year. The 2013 USA Cycling Elite Timed Track Nationals starts on Friday, and NorCal has sent an army of racers to bring us medals, honor and glory. I caught up with the program...

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    Tilting Windmills Part II: Men P/1/2

    by  • August 7, 2013 • race coverage

    CHD wins at Patterson Photo by Alex Chiu

      Patterson Pass is a deceptive course.  Trees are almost completely absent, except for some cottonwoods along the sporadic arroyos and a small copse of Eucalyptus inside the hairpin turn climbing up Flynn Rd.  The vast yellow rolling hills are almost an optical illusion.  If it were not for the spinning windmills covering the...

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    Cycle Swap: August 24, 10 AM -2 PM

    by  • July 24, 2013 • Press Release

    Cycle Swap  Sports Basement, 1177 Kern Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 Saturday, August 24, 2013  /  10am – 2pm Join Sports Basement and the Silicon Valley Bike Coalition for their Annual Cycle Swap! Bring your new and used bikes, bike parts, gear, equipment and anything else bike related to sell or trade! FREE Raffle! – Enter...

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    Big Trouble in Little City

    by  • July 23, 2013 • race coverage

    minden-sign

    Situated between the towering peaks of the Sierra Nevada mountains and the endless high deserts of Nevada to the west, is Minden, Nevada, and Woodfords, California; the host towns for the trans-state cycling affair, the Little City Stage Race.  Racing took place over 2 days, alternating the men and women in a 10 mile,...

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    CX On My Mind: Inaugural Norcal CX Series

    by  • July 13, 2013 • cx, Press Release

    NorcalCX Series

    The fine folks behind Superpro Racing are at it again. Known locally for the much loved Stafford Lake and Lion of Fairfax cyclocross races as well as the 2011 and 2012 epic Singlespeed CX Worlds events, Murphy Mack and his band of merry helpsters are blowing the 2013 CX scene wide apart with the...

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    #TDF Ditty: If I Were a Gamblin Man

    by  • July 8, 2013 • euroNews

    The first week of LeTour is behind us, and most fans were left not knowing what to do with their Monday off. The pro peloton had a nice long breakfast, a leisurely 2-3 hour recovery ride, maybe popped into a team meeting, and then retired to lounge by some cool European pool. If you were one...

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    Vanderkittens In the News

    by  • July 8, 2013 • womyn on weels

    Vanderkitten rider Elle Anderson clinched the Tour de Delta Overall Title yesterday in Tsawwassen, BC Columbia. Anderson won after placing 3rd in the Delta and Brenco Crits, and 2nd in the final Road Race with Optum-Kelly Benefits riders Denise Ramsden and Leah Kirchmann in 2nd and 3rd. Anderson, who works full time for Strava...

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    Cyclists Needed: Major Motion Cycling Team

    by  • June 29, 2013 • too random

    In the 1920’s Major Marshall Taylor became the first African-American sports star to win seven world cycling titles.  He accomplished this feat during the height of racism in the United States.  Major Taylor was an international superstar that drew record crowds to see his unbelievable prowess. As if his challenges were not hard enough...

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